WA: A ransomware attack took the 16-school district offline for more than two weeks
Megan Radogna reports on a ransomware attack on a school district — a ransomware attack in July that this site sadly seems to have overlooked.
The Moses Lake School District, which encompasses 16 schools, was hit by a ransomware attack launched from a phishing email that originated from an IP address in Moscow. The district refused to pay the $1 million ransom and set about rebuilding more than 50 servers and PCs using backups that were up to five months old.
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